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  • US Market Grows with Backlogged Demand
    With increased cash flow, pent-up demand for security is rallying in 2011. Critical-infrastructure applications, as well as education projects, are going strong. In product adoption, IP smoothes the way for enhanced interoperability, indicating a good year to come.
    Editor / Provider: a&s International | Updated: 2011 / 8 / 16
  • Prioritizing Seaport Stakeholders
    Security priorities differ considerably for different departments and agencies within a seaport. A&S examines how each party's needs could be met when taking on seaport projects through an integrated approach. When multiple stakeholders, such as law enforcement, port authority, freight handling, cu
    Editor / Provider: a&s International | Updated: 2011 / 8 / 1
  • Integrating Equipment and People for Seaports
    Thanks to continued R&D efforts, the integration of old and new systems, as well as people and machines, is a much smoother experience than before. The need to integrate various security systems for a seaport transcends from safety reasons to operational efficiency concerns. Installation and inte
    Editor / Provider: a&s International | Updated: 2011 / 8 / 1
  • Stacking Up Security at Seaports
    Every day, more than two million commercial container shipments move in the seas, and security plays a vital role in ensuring the fluidity of trade and commerce through cargo shipping. Maintaining or upgrading seaport security requires a combined effort of video surveillance, access control, perimet
    Editor / Provider: a&s International | Updated: 2011 / 7 / 22
  • Sky is the Limit: Airport Security Soaring into Smart Management
    Heightened aviation security since the 9/11 attacks and subsequent terrorist threats has brought along increased awareness, for danger can be detected or deterred before brought into the air. As new airports continue to be constructed and existing ones upgraded, newer technologies like HD video s
    Editor / Provider: Camille Shieh | Updated: 2011 / 7 / 4
  • Tuning VCA for Real Life
    Many factors contribute to a reliable intelligent video implementation, and the algorithm is but one of them. On-site calibrations and camera considerations are also critical for video analytics to function properly.
    Editor / Provider: a&s International | Updated: 2011 / 6 / 30
  • Your Business's Best Friend
    The human mind is the most powerful computing device currently available. While it is great at abstract association, image recognition and many other tasks, it is not suited for massive information storage, calculation and tedious tasks. VCA supports the human operator much as a spreadsheet complem
    Editor / Provider: a&s International | Updated: 2011 / 6 / 29
  • Video Content Analysis: The Last Mile is Key
    Statistics indicated that roughly US$50 million was spent on PC- and server-based video analytics back in 2008, whereas market forecasts for this year and 2012 are estimated at $120 to $140 million. Turning raw video into actionable information is invaluable not only for security purposes, but also
    Editor / Provider: a&s International | Updated: 2011 / 6 / 27
  • Honey,I Shrunk the VIDEO!
    Video compression is necessary for efficient transmission and storage of video feeds from edge devices to back-end recording devices and servers. As adoption of hybrid and HD systems accelerates, manufacturers and solution providers must now address video compression and reusability issues in order
    Editor / Provider: a&s International | Updated: 2011 / 5 / 24
  • Looking Beyond Specs
    The specifications of video surveillance products can seem similar on paper. When there is strong demand for specific functionality, a vendor's offerings must be able to fulfill needs quickly and effectively to stay competitive. However, the performance of their offerings can vary widely. A&S explor
    Editor / Provider: a&s International | Updated: 2011 / 4 / 27